Education Health

UPDF Airlifts Immunization Vaccines

By APN Reporter Kampala The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces’ Air Force has on October 20, 2019 airlifted vaccines from Entebbe to five destinations across the country in support of the Ministry of Health’s national immunization drive against measles and rubella. UPDF Helicopters delivered vaccines to Gulu, Kiruhura, Soroti, Mbarara and Kabale Districts following an emergency […]

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CDF Gen. Muhozi salutes SFC soldiers on adding value to UPDF

By APN Reporter Kampala The Chief of the Uganda Defence Forces (CDF), General David Muhoozi, has saluted the elite Special Forces’ Command (SFC) soldiers for adding value to the national force, the UPDF, and for its diverse specialty in conventional skills. “SFC is a value addition to the UPDF. To this effect, I want to […]

Crime Education Politics

Ugandan Government Faulted over Justice for 2016 Kasese Killings

By APN Agencies Nairobi Ugandan authorities have failed to investigate the police and military responsible for killing more than 100 people in western Uganda in 2016, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing a video featuring interviews with victims’ families. Those killed on November 26 and 27, 2016 in Kasese, home of the Rwenzururu kingdom, included […]

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U.S. Marines Train Ugandan Soldiers, Turn Over Equipment

By APN Reporter Kampala U.S. Marines and Sailors with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa, Logistics Combat Element 18.2 embedded with the Ugandan People’s Defense Force soldiers for a two-month training mission in Camp Jinja, Uganda from March to June 2018. The training consisted of seven main operational areas: motor transport operations, maintenance, […]

Politics Security

Museveni Still Unable to Differentiate Between Police and Army- Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda

By APN Reporter Kabale Outspoken Kitanga Parish Priest Rev.Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda has revealed that the sacking of Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura and later deputising his replacement with Brigadier Sabiti Muzeei is a clear indication that president Museveni is yet to tell the difference between the police and army. Gaetano who was on Monday evening […]